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This Is the Surprising, Smart Explanation Behind Amazon’s Decision to Put Small Things in Huge Boxes

If you've ever ordered anything from Amazon, then you know the struggle. You order something small like batteries or a keychain, and Amazon delivers …

11 Things Women Couldn't Do In The 1920s

Sneaking into speakeasies, becoming working women, and winning the right to vote—looking back, the Roaring Twenties seem to have been a great time …

The Most Popular Holiday Toys of the Past 35 Years

From Tamagotchis to Teddy Ruxpin, everyone remembers the most coveted holiday toys from their childhood—the toys that, whether you knew it then or …

12 Secrets of the Witness Protection Program

Developed by Justice Department employee Gerald Shur and beginning in 1971, the Federal Witness Protection Program—or Witness Security Program …

13 Weird Little Tricks Of The Human Body That Somehow Actually Work

The human body is pretty darn amazing. It’s capable of things like running marathons and creating life—those are totally awe-inspiring …

Turns Out We've All Been Eating These Creatures Our Entire Lives Without Ever Realizing It

Maybe you’re someone whose diet is planned out down to the very last detail. You’ve eliminated all processed carbohydrates; packed your pantry with …

19 Baffling Products That Big Companies Actually Rolled Out

Look, no one likes to be typecast. Being known for "that one thing" can be emotionally draining on a person, and we can understand wanting to branch …

The 17 Most Hilarious True Stories Left Out of History Class

War is terrible and violent and really just not fun or great. But sometimes some pretty hilarious shit goes down.<p>Our readers cracked open the …

Freedrum

A pair of tiny and wireless sensors that let you play drums using only drumsticks and a MIDI smartphone app such as GarageBand. It works with both …

Bacon Express Grill

Bacon is one of the most delicious foods on the planet, but it’s difficult to cook properly and without making a mess. This kitchen gadget perfectly …

Love Smart Turntable

There seems to be this consensus, even amongst the tech world, that old technology can’t be brought forward into the modern world. Sure, you can …

Nostalgia Breakfast Station Cooks Meat, Eggs, Toast, and Coffee at Once - Technabob

Do you like to eat a full breakfast, but don’t want to deal with a stove, a toaster, and a coffee maker?The Nostalgia Electrics 3-in-1 Family Size …

Breakfast

Lechal Smart Insoles

Fitness has seen a major resurgence of popularity in recent years. And with it, technology has followed suit – leading to a veritable flooding of …

Finally, An Automated Laundry Folding Machine For Home

This is the Foldimate, an automatic laundry folding machine that can "fold, steam, sanitize, soften and even perfume" your laundry so you don't have …

10 Classic Books That Have Been Banned

Today’s world was shaped by yesterday’s weapons. Mankind’s ever-evolving arsenal is constantly reshaping our technologies, our political climate, and …

Nobel Prize

5 Surprising Things That Have Broken the Speed of Sound

<b>by Kenny Hemphill</b><p>You might already know that in 1947, U.S. test pilot Chuck Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier in a Bell X-1 …

10 Colorful Facts About Coloring Books

Kids and adults alike are drawn to coloring books for the fun, creative outlet they provide. Although adult coloring books are currently a trendy, …

Books

12 Things You Might Not Know About Organ Donation

The life-saving practice of organ transplantation has come a long way over the centuries. Today, more than 30,000 kidney, heart, lung, and other …

Medicine

Why Are Flowers Placed on Graves?

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p>(Image credit: …

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15 Things You May Not Know About The Andy Griffith Show

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p><i>The Andy Griffith</i> …

Why Roller Coaster Loops Are Never Circular

Many extreme roller coaster these days have vertical loops. Have you noticed that these loops are never circular? Why is this?<p>They all, also, seem to …

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15 Highly Collectible Facts About Topps

Founded as a gum manufacturer in 1938 by the Shorin family of Brooklyn to remedy their ailing tobacco interests, the Topps Company—named for their …

8 Things You Might Not Know About the Louvre

We can probably all recount at least a dozen weird and alarming things parents, teachers, and older siblings told us about our eyes when we were …

Portuguese, not Spanish, is the most widely spoken language in South America. https://t.co/PId8hPCDY7

Minipresso

There are tons of ways to make great-tasting coffee on the go. Espresso? Not so much. Until now. The Minipresso is a highly-portable, hand-powered …

29 Mind-Blowing Coincidences You Won't Believe Happened

The real world is full of the kind of coincidences you'd dismiss as bad writing if you saw them in a movie. We asked you to collect the most mind …

Why Did Kamikaze Pilots Wear Helmets?

This is sort of a trick question, as they technically didn’t wear “helmets,” but leather “flight caps” that covered the head and ears. These kept the …